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Hulu’s Android TV app finally allows 1080p streaming on NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Hulu has never seemed to pay much attention to Android TV devices. Hulu's Android TV app finally received an overhaul in 2019, with the same updated interface that other platforms already had, but there was still one frustrating limitation: many devices were stuck playing content at 720p. No, really. For years, Hulu subscribers have complained that...

Samsung discontinues SmartThings Link support for SHIELD

Last year, Samsung announced it would make changes to its legacy SmartThings platform, resulting in support for old hardware being dropped. As it turns out, that apparently includes the SmartThings Link, a dongle that allows users to turn the NVIDIA SHIELD into a SmartThings hub. Samsung sent out emails to SmartThings Link owners saying it plans...

You can now pair your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S controller to the NVIDIA SHIELD TV

If you own an NVIDIA Shield TV, you’ll be greeted by a nice update today. NVIDIA is rolling out a Shield Experience Upgrade (version 8.2.2) that introduces support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S controllers, giving you more ways to game on the set top box. “When SHIELD TV launched, way back in 2015, we...

NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets a new software update to SHIELD Experience 8.2.1 with tons of bug fixes

NVIDIA has once again put other OEMs to shame with a firmware update for its NVIDIA SHIELD TV range — including the original generation device from all the way back in 2015. Shield Experience Upgrade 8.2.1 doesn’t add a massive amount of new functionality over version 8.2 but rather addresses a lot of niggling bugs...

NVIDIA SHIELD Experience 8.2 enhances the AI Upscaler, expands menu button customization, and more

NVIDIA on Wednesday announced a milestone update for its range of SHIELD TV devices, which remain some of the more feature-rich and powerful Android TV-powered set-top boxes on the market. For owners of the original NVIDIA SHIELD TV that launched in 2015, this will be the 25th update, which is pretty remarkable support. NVIDIA launched its...

How to use Adoptable Storage on the NVIDIA Shield TV (2019) [VIDEO]

The NVIDIA Shield TV (streaming stick) is one of the best Android TV devices on the market. It has 4K AI upscaling with Dolby Vision along with NVIDIA's own gaming apps. One of the only big issues with the new Shield TV is its storage capacity. It only has 8GB of storage, which NVIDIA says...

The Netflix button on the new SHIELD TV remote can be remapped

NVIDIA recently announced the newest additions to the SHIELD line of devices, which includes an upgraded set-top box and a brand new streaming stick. The streaming stick is simply named the NVIDIA SHIELD TV while the higher-end, more expensive set-top box gains the "Pro" moniker. These devices have been popular topics due to NVIDIA's stellar...

NVIDIA announces the SHIELD TV Pro and SHIELD TV streaming stick

To the surprise of no one who has paid attention, NVIDIA has revealed two new products in their line of Android TV devices. Both of these devices already showed up on Amazon and Best Buy, but now we can put the "Official" stamp on them. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro is an update to the...

NVIDIA has Two – not One – new SHIELD TV products in the works

If you're looking to cut the cord, you'll want to start by buying a dedicated media streamer. Among Android TV set-top-boxes, the NVIDIA SHIELD TV is the undisputed king unless you're on a really tight budget. With its Tegra X1 SoC, the SHIELD is quite capable of handling even the most advanced media streaming applications....

The NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV may get refreshed with a newer Tegra X1

NVIDIA's SHIELD TV product is beloved by the Android community because of its (still) powerful Tegra X1 and years of software support. NVIDIA' first Android TV box was released in 2015, and it was refreshed in 2017. Now, after we discovered that NVIDIA is working on a new SHIELD controller and remote, another product we've...

Keyboard shortcut enables hidden split-screen functionality on the NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Android TV boxes for consumers aren't exactly the most popular products out there (StrategyAnalytics estimates that 1 out of every 10 smart TV is Android TV-based), but they have a respectable amount of users. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV is one of the few products running the platform that has gained a lot of popularity in...

NVIDIA Shield Experience 7.2.3 rolls out with Xbox Elite wired controller support

The NVIDIA Shield is arguably one of the very few Android TV boxes that is actually worth every penny. The device was originally released in 2015 and it has been receiving consistent updates ever since. The last version of the system, Shield Experience 7.2.2, was released in January. It brought automatically switching the color modes...